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Beating the pack: How manufacturers can win in the IoT revolution

Beating the pack: How manufacturers can win in the IoT revolution

By Alex Guillen, Go-To-Market Manager, Insight UK.

It’s staggering to think that this year more consumer devices will be sold than there are people on earth – and, as time marches on, the democratisation of the Internet of Things (IoT) means in a few years virtually all of the devices sold will be internet connected.

UK SMEs expect not to get what they want from Brexit process

UK SMEs expect not to get what they want from Brexit process

UK SME business owners have voiced their concern that what they want and what they are going to get from the Brexit process is going to be very different, according to the latest data from Close Brothers Asset Finance.

Quartely update: 17 businesses removed or suspended from prompt payment code for failing to pay their suppliers on time

Quartely update: 17 businesses removed or suspended from prompt payment code for failing to pay their suppliers on time

Action on companies who fail to meet the standard of the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) has seen 17 companies removed or suspended from the Code during the past quarter, the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) has announced.

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated annually on 28 April and led by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). It raises public awareness of the importance of health and safety at work, as well as the prevention of occupational accidents.

Manufacturing stocks grow at record pace amidst Brexit uncertainty - CBI

Manufacturing stocks grow at record pace amidst Brexit uncertainty - CBI

Manufacturing activity grew modestly in the quarter to April, while stocks rose at a record pace, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

Demand forecasting for retailers: the benefits of AI

Demand forecasting for retailers: the benefits of AI

The ability to quickly and accurately anticipate demand is essential for those who want to remain competitive in the retail industry, where even the slightest variation in production volume, distribution networks, or just the weather can have an immense impact on turnover.

One in three retail workers holding out for redundancy before switching careers

One in three retail workers holding out for redundancy before switching careers

34% of retail workers in the UK are waiting to be made redundant before switching careers, according to a survey released by professional training provider Learning People.

Five myths about transportation management hurting your business

Five myths about transportation management hurting your business

By Gautam Kumar, Co-Founder & COO, FarEye.

Gone are those days when managing transportation was perceived as an afterthought. And thanks to uncompromising customer expectations this arm of a supply chain and logistics is now as important as planning procurement, managing inventory, and optimising warehousing.

2 in 5 data-driven initiatives are failing in the retail industry, with 43 per cent of failures due to a skills shortage

2 in 5 data-driven initiatives are failing in the retail industry, with 43 per cent of failures due to a skills shortage

2 in 5 data-driven initiatives are failing in the retail industry, with 43 per cent of failures due to a skills shortage

Two out of three cyberattacks make use of ‘friendly’ programs and fileless malware

Two out of three cyberattacks make use of ‘friendly’ programs and fileless malware

Over the last few years, infections due to malware have been steadily falling, and are giving way to new, more sophisticated behaviours from cyberattackers.

These days, in order to slip by unnoticed, criminals carry out targeted attacks with proprietary malware, and make use of legitimate applications and goodware.

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